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Key questions on vaginal discharge

Module summary
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Learning objectives

This module will bring you up to date in investigating and treating vaginal discharge, including:

  • Whether a swab is needed before starting thrush treatment
  • How to approach speculum examinations in pregnancy
  • Managing pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Treating recurrent thrush 
Author

Dr Olwen Williams is a consultant in sexual health at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales. She has a special interest in STDs in adolescents and children

Dr Tonia Myers, who provided the questions, is a GP in London

Date module published
21/04/2017
Module due for review
21/04/2019
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
Very good
Lisa Dixon
24.04.2017.
good
Kathleen Coffey
24.04.2017.
Relevant to everyday practice
Katharine Hadrill
24.04.2017.
good, thanks
Jeanette Clayton
24.04.2017.
good overvview
Neil Fraser
24.04.2017.